|Alma Mater:||Williams College|
- Nebraska Head Coach, 1899
- Nebraska Record: 1-7-1 (.167)
Nebraska suffered its first-ever losing season under A. Edwin Branch. His only victory was a 12-6 decision over Drake in Des Moines, Iowa.
Branch's team was outscored 154-43. The following season, Walter C. "Bummy" Booth took the reins of Nebraska's program and the Huskers went unbeaten and unscored upon until the final game of the season in a 20-12 loss to Minnesota.